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  • v. Past participle of rise

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. & a. from rise.
  • imp. pl. of Rise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Past participle of rise.
  • n. An obsolete preterit plural of rise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon


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  • [Mark’s] ‘Now when [JESUS] was risen’ to Matthew’s ‘in the end of the sabbath,’ (for _then_ we believe Him to have _risen_;) and all that comes after, expressive as it is of a different notion, we connect with what follows.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • “Congratulations to you all, Butterflies, for you have this term risen from bottom place to second, and you were very nearly top,” declares Duckworth Butterfly housemaster Mr. Valentine Corrado in the December 1927 issue, adding grandly, as if reflecting on the outcome of a military battle, “to the very end it was uncertain whether you or the Duckworth Grasshoppers would triumph.”


  • One major reason insurance premiums and hospital costs have risen is the need to cover the cost of caring for people who have little or no coverage.

    Healthcare Reform Bill passes out of Ways & Means (Blog for Democracy)

  • Shades of Tuscaloosa circa 1963 without the sexual revolution and there was an old frat brother so into the 1950s South Alabama-back-patting-hail-fellow-well - met unctuous culture I thought Geotge Wallace had risen from the grave and come back to haunt me late in life and now this old frat brother is down there sucking up to Amigos de San Cristóbal and damn, I thought I was safe within 50 kilometers of the Guatemala border.

    Free Range Chickens

  • Man has risen from the vitalized slime of the primeval sea to the mastery of matter; but he has not yet mastered society.


  • But on hearing that Jesus has risen from the dead the women, like the men, fled, “for terror and amazement had sized them.”

    A Podcast Sermon for Easter Morning On Mark 15: 1-15, 17-20: "Hope Resurrected"

  • Is there any better transformation than leaving an old city famous for its history and rainy weather for somewhere which has seemingly risen from the blazing hot desert in a decade?

    Joy Jewell: Stepping off the Plane in Dubai

  • But, as time passed, I found myself going back to church, although at first only as a fellow traveller with the believers, not as one who shared the faith that Jesus had truly risen from the grave.


  • Thankfully it's been past three days and the King of Pop hasn't risen from the dead.

    Do you hear that?

  • Over 600 people flooded the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library to hear Doonesbury creator, writer and illustrator Garry Trudeau discuss how his daily strip had risen from a football-themed cartoon in the Yale Daily News called Bull Tales.

    Dan Lybarger: Mixing Pulp and Politics: An Interview with Doonesbury 's Garry Trudeau


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  • "The Lord is risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!" Luke 24:34

    October 25, 2007